Friday, October 28, 2011

Shutterbugs Win Ribbons at the Georgia National Fair
Gordon Brown: 5th place (Creative-Car)
Jimmy Day: 1st (Street Scenes), 3rd (Scenic--Driftwood), and 4th (Plant Life)
Linda Best: 6th (Ready to Float)
Marcia Fisher: 4th (Reflection) and 5th (Perfect Cartwheel)
Phyllis Dyche: 4th (Photojournalism) and 5th (Action)
Congratulations to each of them! Well done!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

A "Chapter" of GNPA Is Being Organized
After months of exploring the possibilities of starting a chapter of the GNPA (Georgia Nature Photographers' Association, ), an organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 6:30 p.m. at the J. Joel Edwards Library in Zebulon, a mile or so south of the courthouse square. Anyone wishing to receive additional info about the chapter should contact Johnnie Ann Gaskill, Future meeting dates, program topics, goals, policies and procedures, etc. will be discussed at the meeting. Either the President of GNPA and/or the Vice President will attend.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Each member of the Shutterbugs was invited to display one image each during their annual photography exhibit at the TUAC (Thomaston-Upson Arts Council) Gallery and Gift Shop, located on the courthouse square in downtown Thomaston. The reception, held in their honor on Sept. 13th, from 6-8 p.m., was well attended. Guests commented favorably on the images displayed.
The People's Choice Awards went to the following: 1st: Harolyn Castleberry (who has received this honor three out of the four years the annual exhibition has been held), 2nd: King Davis, and 3rd: Dianne Kelly and Jimmy Day.
Shown in the photo, taken by Shutterbug Ellen Tew, are:
Kneeling (L-R): Jimmy Day, Linda Best, Melba Brown, Hazel (and son Garrett) Cromer, Johnnie Ann Gaskill, Harolyn Castleberry, Bonny Shockley, Margie Lentini, Francis Hauke.
Standing (L-R): Malgorzata Florkowska, Jim Davidson, Gordon Brown, Dianne Kelly, Eleanor Culpepper, Fawne DeRosia, Marcia Edwards, Jan Price, Mary Wagner, King Davis, Patricia Turcott, Joy Corley, Marcia Fisher, Jackie Stokes, Shakeria Trice
Yvette Tolson also attended the reception but was not present when the group photo was taken.